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Shoulder tendinitis

Shoulder tendinitis: Introduction

Shoulder tendinitis: Tendinitis is inflammation (redness, soreness, and swelling) of a tendon. In tendinitis of the shoulder, the rotator cuff and/or biceps tendon become ... more about Shoulder tendinitis.

Shoulder tendinitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the tendons of the shoulder. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Shoulder tendinitis is available below.

Symptoms of Shoulder tendinitis

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Alternative Treatments for Shoulder tendinitis

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Shoulder tendinitis may include:

  • Ice compress and massage
  • Jin Shin Do shoulder and neck release (acupressure)
  • Rest
  • Heat after initial ice treatment
  • Boswellia-by mouth
  • more treatments »

Causes of Shoulder tendinitis

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Tendinitis is inflammation (redness, soreness, and swelling) of a tendon. In tendinitis of the shoulder, the rotator cuff and/or biceps tendon become inflamed, usually as a result of being pinched by surrounding structures. The injury may vary from mild inflammation to involvement of most of the rotator cuff. When the rotator cuff tendon becomes inflamed and thickened, it may get trapped under the acromion. Squeezing of the rotator cuff is called impingement syndrome. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers about Shoulder Problems: NIAMS)


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